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    11-24-2020, 12:15 PM
    philinnc replied to a thread Spark plug terminal nut in TreK
    If you are referring to the terminal nut itself, Amazon wants $3 plus $5 shipping for just one nut! Other shops have them as low as $0.50 each,...
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    11-24-2020, 11:08 AM
    philinnc started a thread Spark plug terminal nut in TreK
    This may be old news, but I didn't see this info in earlier posts. The NGK CR9E plug comes with a threaded terminal, but the coils (at least on my...
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    11-22-2020, 04:00 PM
    It's interesting that with the removal "a bit of remapping may be necessary"---the selling dealer noted in a communication that the "owner had...
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    11-22-2020, 02:23 PM
    When I bought a used Amazonas from a dealer they said that "the original owner removed the catalytic converter to improve performance and increase...
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    11-17-2020, 05:29 PM
    The stepper motor was replaced with a Triumph one (Part #T1240888) and with new plugs it fired up and runs fine. I had read in another post that his...
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    11-17-2020, 05:22 PM
    philinnc replied to a thread Stepper motor operation in TreK
    The Triumph part above was ordered from Adept Powersports (Motorcycle, ATV/UTV, Snowmobile, Marine Parts, Apparel and Accessories -...
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    11-10-2020, 09:52 AM
    philinnc replied to a thread Stepper motor operation in TreK
    I ordered the Triumph part # T1240888--the available photos seem to have the correct orientation. I'll confirm when it arrives.
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    11-09-2020, 06:33 PM
    philinnc replied to a thread Stepper motor operation in TreK
    So, using a suggestion from Eugenia (turn the ignition on and press the piston home while the stepper has the piston retracted, holding it rigidly...
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    11-09-2020, 06:11 PM
    philinnc replied to a thread Stepper motor operation in TreK
    For what it's worth--nothing happened. I applied 12 volts from a spare battery to all combinations of terminals--nothing. I wonder if all four...
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    11-09-2020, 05:45 PM
    philinnc replied to a thread Stepper motor operation in TreK
    The Service Manual indicates measuring the resistance between pins 1 and 4 and then 2 and 3. (I did and the resistances are in spec). I then...
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    11-09-2020, 05:22 PM
    philinnc replied to a thread Stepper motor operation in TreK
    There are four electrical connections to the motor--do you (or the member in Europe) know which ones make it go up and down? It would seem easy to...
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    11-09-2020, 05:16 PM
    philinnc replied to a thread Stepper motor operation in TreK
    More photos--with the spring and black 'shield' removed the shaft of the piston can be screwed in until the non-threaded portion contacts the stepper...
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    11-09-2020, 04:50 PM
    philinnc replied to a thread Stepper motor operation in TreK
    Here are photos of mine and one of a new one--note that the distance between the piston and the body is shorter on the new one. It would seem that...
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    11-09-2020, 03:18 PM
    philinnc started a thread Stepper motor operation in TreK
    Before I removed the stepper motor its piston would vibrate at the top of its travel when the ignition was turned on. I then removed the stepper...
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    11-06-2020, 05:04 PM
    I can see fuel spray while looking down one of the throats while the engine is cranking. Assuming that the engine is getting good fuel--that leaves...
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    11-06-2020, 04:48 PM
    I'll try the paper in the throat. I placed my hand on the bottom of the fuel tank when the ignition was turned on--there was a vibration...
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    11-06-2020, 12:01 PM
    The bike has sat for some 5 years--with fresh gas and a new battery there is no firing or even a sputter; The motor spins freely and all the...
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